Job Requirements


Applicants must be at least 21 years old and be a high school graduate or possess a GED Certificate and have 45 hours of college credit from a State Accredited college.

Military/Previous Law Enforcement College Credit: Receive three (3) college credit hours up to a maximum accumulation of 15 hours for every one (1) year Active Military Duty and/or Previous Law Enforcement Experience as a licensed Police Officer.

Pay for Previous Service: One (1) Step Pay Increase for every two (2) years as a licensed Police Officer with a max of ten (10) years experience, which corresponds with Step 5 of the Pay Scale.

Applicants with the Rockwall Police Department must successfully complete the following hiring process:

Submission of completed application to the City of Rockwall Human Resources office
Pass a written examination
Physical Agility
Oral Interview Board
Extensive background investigation
Interview with Police Chief and Command staff
Pass a psychological evaluation
Pass a job placement assessment (physical) and drug test
The hiring process takes approximately 2 – 4 months


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